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World News 100 people evacuated from cruise ship off Norway
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Viking Ocean Cruises' Viking Sky is evacuating 1,300 passengers and crew this afternoon off the west coast (Møre og Romsdal) of Norway, according to Norwegian news sources. Later, reports emerged that a cargo ship with nine crew members was in trouble nearby, and the local Norwegian rescue service diverted two of the helicopters to that rescue.

World News Hundreds of thousands homeless after cyclone in southern Africa
Author: 0 Hundreds of thousands homeless after cyclone in southern Africa

The Environmental Ministry in Mozambique said the situation is getting better but still critical. It is expected to rise further. The storm's rains caused the Buzi and Pungwe rivers to burst their banks. Aid workers are slowly delivering relief, but conditions are said to be extremely hard, with some areas completely inaccessible and helicopters scarce.

World News Shabaab raid kills 11 in Somalia, including deputy minister
Author: 0 Shabaab raid kills 11 in Somalia, including deputy minister

He said at least 10 other people were wounded in the attack that started with a suicide vehicle bombing and then gunfire as five attackers stormed the Mogadishu building that houses the ministries of labour and public works. Earlier this week, government troops abandoned several defensive outposts on the outskirts of Mogadishu over lack of payment, allowing al Shabaab to retake control of strategic villages linking Mogadishu to the agricultural rich regions of Lower and Midlle Shabelle.

World News Modi greets Imran Khan on Pakistan National Day
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Malaysian PM arrives to attend Pakistan Day Parade. The Trump administration cut off $300 million in military aid to Pakistan past year, saying that Islamabad has not done enough to fight armed rebels at home or close safe havens for fighters in neighbouring Afghanistan.

World News US military kills 3 al-Shabab militants during air raid
Author: 0 US military kills 3 al-Shabab militants during air raid

The U.S. army on Wednesday said no civilians have been killed in its airstrikes in support of the worldwide effort to defeat al-Shabab fighters and help alleviate security challenges in Somalia. When approached with Amnesty's findings, AFRICOM has denied that any civilians have been killed in its operations in Somalia. The farmers were resting outdoors after working into the night digging irrigation canals.

World News Blast rocks east China chemical plant, casualties unknown
Author: 0 Blast rocks east China chemical plant, casualties unknown

The China Earthquake Administration reported a 3.0 magnitude earthquake was detected in Jiangsu, suspected to have been caused by the impact of the explosion, according to South China Morning Post . The blast also shattered windows of nearby residential houses. In July 2018, a blast at a chemical plant in southwest Sichuan province left 19 dead and 12 injured .

World News Trump again says US considering 'all options' on Venezuela
Author: 0 Trump again says US considering 'all options' on Venezuela

The US and more than 50 other countries recognise Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido, the head of the National Assembly, as the country's rightful president. At the end of 2018, the Central Bank paid investment bank Deutsche Bank AG about $700 million to recover ownership of a portion of gold used as collateral for a loan.

World News Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash sentenced to 8 years in prison
Author: 0 Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash sentenced to 8 years in prison

Jaskirat Singh Sidhu , 29, of Alberta was charged with 16 counts of unsafe operation of a motor vehicle causing death and 13 counts of risky operation of motor vehicle causing bodily injury. "This was not a momentary loss of attention". The bus was unable to stop in time, t-boning the semi that was already in the intersection. "Mr. Sidhu wasn't speeding but his speed was excessive".

World News 2 powerful cyclones spinning toward north Australian coast
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A category 4 storm, with 5 being the strongest, Cyclone Trevor crossed the Gulf of Carpentaria coast at 9.50 am local time in the far east of the Northern Territory, near its border with Queensland state. Department of Fire and Emergency Services superintendent John Newman has warned Veronica's effect could be "catastrophic" in the worst instance. Red Cross has been activated to manage and provide support in evacuation centres set up in Darwin and Katherine, to temporarily house the ...

World News Auschwitz Museum asks visitors not to balance on train tracks
Author: 0 Auschwitz Museum asks visitors not to balance on train tracks

When you come to @AuschwitzMuseum remember you are at the site where over 1 million people were killed. " Respect their memory", the Twitter post said. The Auschwitz Memorial later clarified that photography at the site would continue to be permitted. The staff referred to the museum's Instagram account for examples of photos that commemorate victims without being disrespectful to the sad and tragic history of the place.

World News U.S. Lacks New Zealand's 'Urgency' in Banning Guns
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In a day without precedent, people across New Zealand listened to the call to prayer on live broadcasts while thousands, including Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern , gathered in leafy Hagley Park opposite the Al Noor mosque, where 42 people died.

World News Washington officer killed in line of duty east of Seattle
Author: 0 Washington officer killed in line of duty east of Seattle

Authorities did not provide information about how many times he was shot and Wade said he did not know how many shots were fired overall by the officers and the suspect. Thompson was responding along with Kittitas Police officer, 22-year-old Benito Chavez, to a call of road rage. He returned to the Kittitas Sheriff's Office in December 2013.

World News Russian Federation talks on Venezuela stall over role of Maduro
Author: 0 Russian Federation talks on Venezuela stall over role of Maduro

The U.S. envoy said that the sides "agreed very much on the depth of the crisis in Venezuela", adding: "We are, as they, deeply concerned about the nature and the seriousness of the humanitarian crisis". Russian Federation has said repeatedly that it opposes foreign interference, especially armed intervention, in Venezuela's internal affairs and called for dialogue between the government and the opposition.

World News Trump says tariffs will stay until China complies with trade deal
Author: 0 Trump says tariffs will stay until China complies with trade deal

President Donald Trump delayed tariff increases beyond the March 1 deadline after what he deemed "very productive" February meetings with a Chinese trade delegation in Washington , DC. In February, Trump claimed the USA and China were "getting very, very close" to a deal. Trump said his top negotiators, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, would leave for Beijing this weekend, confirming plans for talks next week disclosed on Tuesday by an ...

World News People won't accept a Mueller report that taints him
Author: 0 People won't accept a Mueller report that taints him

Though Comey underscores that Trump has repeatedly attacked Mueller and the FBI , he acknowledges that "he hasn't used his authority to end Mr. Mueller's work", adding , "That would have been a crisis of a different order - shutting down the investigation, rather than just trying to undermine its credibility".

World News Florida Man Challenge Highlights The Craziest
Author: 0 Florida Man Challenge Highlights The Craziest "Florida Man" Headlines

Think dumb criminals, people overreacting over minor squabbles, and anything involving alligators. December 15 is kind of depressing: " Florida man killed in-laws, ordered pizza ". But if Florida Man is the gold standard, how about New Jersey Man? There's something in the Sunshine State that causes the Florida Man to make some poor decisions.

World News Montreal Priest Stabbed During Morning Mass
Author: 0 Montreal Priest Stabbed During Morning Mass

Police said parishioners called 911 at 8:40 a.m. EST and the suspected knifeman was in church security's custody upon officers' arrival. "What I saw is a man who was rapidly walking towards the centre". "He was arrested and transported to the detention centre to meet with investigators", Chèvrefils said. CTV News' Vanessa Lee said onlookers told her that Grou was sitting up and talking before he was transported to hospital for further treatment.

World News Trump Again Bucked His Own Government's Actions on North Korea
Author: 0 Trump Again Bucked His Own Government's Actions on North Korea

Still, both Trump and Kim have left the door open for future talks and the two leaders who once threatened nuclear war against one another have developed something of an affinity in the past year, even going as far to exchange "love" letters that Trump has reportedly prominently displayed to guests of the White House.

World News Border Patrol Arrests More Than 400 Illegal Aliens In 5 Minutes
Author: 0 Border Patrol Arrests More Than 400 Illegal Aliens In 5 Minutes

Border Patrol to deal with this influx and the challenges that come with it, ' CBP said. The group was encountered by agents at the border wall just west of Bowie High School. In the news release, the family says the parents and child were later separated at Border Patrol headquarters. The declining arrest numbers are a major change from the initial phase of the Trump presidency, when interior arrests rose by more than 20 percent and ICE officials said immigration violators "should look ...

World News Forces detain key aide to opposition leader
Author: 0 Forces detain key aide to opposition leader

Guaido invoked the constitution to assume the interim presidency in January, saying Maduro's re-election was not legitimate. The US has warned Nicolas Maduro's government against touching the opposition leader or his inner circle, threatening unspecified consequences.

World News Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Tells Fox News What
Author: 0 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Tells Fox News What "the Latina Thing" Really Means

Miss Ocasio-Cortez went on to say: "Siri, show me the brand of "economic anxiety" that mocks Americans of color as unintelligent + unskilled, while *also* mocking those same Americans for speaking more languages than you". Even if they're trying to be rude + wrong, my dad's last name was Ocasio anyway. The media spotlight gave Ocasio-Cortez a almost unprecedented rate of name recognition for a freshman lawmaker, with only 29 percent of Americans saying they didn't recognize her name in a ...

World News Confirmed: 55 killed in gory Kintampo-Techiman road crash
Author: 0 Confirmed: 55 killed in gory Kintampo-Techiman road crash

An accident involving two public transport buses each with over fifty passengers in Ghana's middle belt has claimed the lives of over 50 people, local media portals have reported. While one of the buses got burnt completely after the crash, the other had one of its sides completely mangled and dislocated from the front side to the posterior.

World News Chinese president in Italy to sign controversial 'Silk Road' deal
Author: 0 Chinese president in Italy to sign controversial 'Silk Road' deal

Meanwhile, the USA administration has warned its European Union allies against using Huawei telecommunications equipment in next-generation wireless networks, which it says could be used by Beijing for espionage purposes. After leaving Italy on Sunday, Xi will travel to Monte Carlo and then on to Paris, where he will hold talks with French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Union Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

World News Trump Looks To Force Campuses To Protect Free Speech
Author: 0 Trump Looks To Force Campuses To Protect Free Speech

The president repeated his promise to pull federal research dollars from campuses that do not protect the First Amendment in a speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference in February of this year. The order was supported by conservative groups including Turning Point USA, which has pushed for action on the issue. Kirk added, "Andrew Breitbart is smiling from heaven looking down and seeing this executive order being signed".

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